Performance

Targets

At Gilead, we are committed to meeting our target goals and making a difference in the environment with our performance objectives. In 2018, Gilead announced a target goal to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 (market-based) GHG emissions by 25% by 2025 compared with our 2016 baseline.

Reduce emissions by 25% in 2025

Graph showing emissions reduction

Environmental Indicators (GHG, Energy, Water, Waste and Hazardous Waste)

In order to achieve our sustainability goals at Gilead, we continuously monitor and collect data on our greenhouse gas emissions, energy usage and waste production so that we can lessen our impact on the environment.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions [metric tonnes CO2e]

Type 2016 2017 2018
Stationary 23,503 25,897 27,278
Mobile 20,250 19,533 18,484
Refrigerants 778 900 959
Electricity 38,719 29,389 26,577

Energy [MWh]

Type 2016 2017 2018
Purchased Electricity 143,433 140,156 144,459
Natural Gas 129,592 142,850 145,059
Distillate Fuel Oil 13 22 3,811
Onsite Solar NA NA 23
Other Stationary 59 8 127
Mobile 82,283 79,767 75,348

Water [ML]

Type 2017 2018
Indoors 366 377
Irrigation 78 80
Fire/life safety NA 0

Waste [MT]

Source 2017 2018
Landfill 3,699 5,052
Recycling 2,299 4,850
Composting 926 2,139
Incineration 27 25
Other 58 NA

Hazardous Waste [MT]

Source 2017 2018
Energy Recovery 93 NA
E-Waste Recovery 19 NA
Incineration 1,154 1,342
Deep Well Injection 2,328 1,568
Incineration with Energy Recovery 9 129
Landfill 0 NA
Metal Recovery 1 0
Neutralization 2 1
On-site Storage 4 NA
Other NA 5
Recovery for Reuse 0 NA
Recycling 1 5
Solvent Recovery 4 8